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Entries in Editorial (10)

Wednesday
Jul252012

Covering the WDS Issue: Keeping you informed!

 

Being a strong-minded, independent lass, I am always surprised and delighted when someone does something thoughtful for me. It has come to my attention that some of us may have forgotten the thoughtful way WSDA has handled Washington Dental Services reduction in fees.

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Monday
Jun112012

Guest Editorial: Dr. John R. Liu

By Dr. John R. Liu, Managing Partner, Eastside Pediatric Dental Group

It has been over four months since we dropped out as members of Washington Dental Service. I have to admit, it has hurt our bottom line significantly as former patients choose to leave and seek dental care

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Thursday
May312012

SNACKING OURSELVES SICK — Editorial · Dr. Mary Jennings, Editor, WSDA News

   A few months ago, I was surprised to find myself assigned to the ADA Task Force on Childhood Nutrition. I was surprised because while I know as much about nutrition as the next dentist, I find it difficult to put my

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Thursday
Apr192012

Hidden Losses: Workplace theft is more common than you might imagine. How to protect your practice.

By Alan Wicks, General Counsel to WSDA

Businesses of nearly every size and kind have an inherent exposure to financial loss due to employee dishonesty. Dentists are not immune. In fact, there are some characteristics of dental practices which might add to the risk. These include: small staffs with limited oversight or review; broad authority often delegated to a single individual; the large volume of relatively small transactions; and very busy practitioners. 

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